I always performed when I was a child. My parents got very annoyed, because my brother and I had our little bedrooms upstairs, and I would plaster the house with posters with arrows pointing upstairs.
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I just want to be able to sit on grass as long as I want to, without anybody telling me to leave. Everything is so restricted, here, in that you actually have to stand behind a line, you can’t go up the Canyon and enjoy the view.
I never consciously said, ‘I want to be an actor.’ It sounds stupid, but it’s kind of like being a painter or something. You don’t say, ‘From today on I’m going to be a painter.’ It’s not something conscious – you’ve just been painting pictures all your life.
I think I’m a really good partner and very sensitive to the other person’s feelings. I want somebody else to be comfortable, to understand about my job, and if they want to come on a set and see me work, they always can.
I think when I’m in love, I really am very good with calling, little faxes, and visiting and I really put a lot of effort into it. I’m really not the one that’s not available because of work and I’m very sad when I actually leave.
|Birth:||22nd July, 1974|
Franka Potente was born in Münster, West Germany. She is a German actress and singer. She first appeared in the comedy After Five in the Forest Primeval, for which she won a Bavarian Film Award for Best Young Actress. Her breakthrough came in 1998, when she had the leading role in the acclaimed action thriller Run Lola Run. She received Germany's highest film and television awards for her performances in Run Lola Run and the television film Opernball. Her role in several films include: Blow, Anatomy, The Princess and the Warrior, All I Want, I Love Your Work, Creep, Eichmann, Shanghai, and The Conjuring 2.
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